HANSEN, Mervin 1919-2013
HANSEN, BAKER, ANDERSEN
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/18/2015 at 20:02:45
Mervin "Moe' Hansen, 93, of Dike, passed away on Friday, October 18, 2013, at Parkview Manor in Reinbeck, Iowa while under the care of Cedar Valley Hospice. A funeral service will be held on Monday, October 21, 2013, 10:30 a.m. at the Fredsville Evangelical Lutheran Church rural Cedar Falls. Burial will follow at Fredsville Church Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Sunday, October 20, 2013, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home in Dike. Memorials may be directed to the family.
Mervin was born on December 14, 1919, in Dike, Iowa the son of Robert and Tillie (Hansen) Hansen. He attended Dike schools and resided in the area most of his life. On September 20, 1942, Mervin was united in marriage with Arlene Andersen in Fredsville, IA. Arlene died on April 28, 1967. On April 9, 1977 Mervin married Betty J. Baker at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, IA.
Mervin farmed in the Dike area until his retirement. He was a life time member of Fredsville Evangelical Lutheran Church and a member of The Danish Brotherhood. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards and all types of car racing including serving as crew chief for his son. Mervin loved spending time with family and friends. In later years he especially enjoyed having coffee with his family on Saturday mornings.
He was preceded in death by his first wife Arlene in 1967; his parents; sister Sylvia Schnoebelen, and brother George Hansen.
Mervin is survived by his wife Betty of Reinbeck; two sons, Curt (Alice) Hansen of Dike, and Craig (Leah) Hansen of Dike two daughters, Marcia (Gary) Borwig of Dike, Marjorie (Bill) Orr of Waterloo; 7 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
--Abels Funeral Homes (www.abelsfuneralhomes.com)
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